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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: The revamping Mavericks agreed to contract terms Monday night with free agent guard O.J. Mayo, the third pick of the 2008 draft. Mayo, 24, tweeted the news at about 10:30 p.m., saying "I will be signing with ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. What's missing? Ray Allen's touch

    Henry Abbott

    (The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Wednesday at 8:30 ET on ESPN.) The Boston Celtics have lost five consecutive postseason road games against the Miami Heat, dating to 2010. According to the Elias S...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: This was the game Lakers fans had been awaiting, hoping their team could turn into something special. Shrug off a season of only mildly inspirational play. Win a big road game. Have someone grab 30 rebounds. T...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  4. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Come on down to Amway Center before we run out of exclamation points! Yes, see us at Rent-a-Dwight! Of course, we take trade-ins!.... The Magic are talking to more teams than the ones on Dwight Howard's wish lis...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  5. NBA owners' bargaining positions

    Henry Abbott

    Steven Freeman/NBAE/Getty Images Adam Silver and David Stern present a united front, but the truth is more complex. The way the NBA tells it, all 30 owners are perfectly united, on every issue from hard caps to revenue sharing. Of course, it can...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "In the last two minutes Tuesday night, the fans weren't in their seats at The Q. They were standing in front of them, yelling until they were hoarse, red-lining the scream machine. The din rattled memories of whe...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "The Nuggets are pressing Carmelo Anthony for a long-term commitment, because if he declines a three-year, $65 million contract extension now on the table, the team must consider trading its leading scorer. Trade Melo?...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  8. Winning Time

    Henry Abbott

    Not too long ago on TrueHoop, I reviewed Dan Klores' upcoming documentary "Winning Time," on the rivalry between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers. It'll be on ESPN in March (part of the 30 for 30 documentary series), and at the Sundance ...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  9. Lost at a Knicks game

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott In the next couple of days I'll write about the movie I saw this evening, which was about a lot of things, including the hatred some people have of the big city New York Knicks and their fans. But of course, intimidating though ...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz If you read one item today, make it Tom Ziller's "Vortex of Suck" exegesis. Ziller uses a few different variables -- the Potential, Performance, and Assets of the league's worst squads -- to determine "the Bleakest Team...

    Blog | December 30, 2008
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "They're off to a good start in their first back-to-back effort, taking a 117-79 victory Wednesday over the Clippers after a 96-76 laugher Tuesday against Portland. The second night is considered a telling tes...

    Blog | October 30, 2008
  12. Chatting With Top 2008 NBA Draft Prospects

    Henry Abbott

    Here's the anticipated schedule, all in Eastern Time: O.J. Mayo 4:15 - 4:30Eric Gordon 4:30 - 4:45Jerryd Bayless 4:45 - 5:00Derrick Rose 5:00 - 5:15Kevin Love 5:15 - 5:30 As much as possible, we'll be working in questions from the comments of this ...

    Blog | June 25, 2008
  13. Chad Ford: Sasha Pavlovic Re-Signs With Cavaliers

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chad Ford got the story from Pavlovic's agent, Marc Cornstein: The two sides had been at a standstill for much of the summer. Cornstein said that there was little movement until the last few days when Cleveland began to put a more serious off...

    Blog | October 30, 2007
  14. Twelve Questions for the 2007-2008 NBA Season

    Henry Abbott

    What happens to the prodigal sons? Two of the NBA's biggest moneymaking franchises, the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks, are being run by the adult children of the original bosses. And there is evidence that in both cases it is not going w...

    Blog | October 30, 2007
  15. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The previously discounted view that animal rights activists had a hand in the switch to the new ball gets some new mojo with a report that those activists were the wives of an owner and a commissioner. I was looking at HoopsHype's list of the 30 ...

    Blog | December 05, 2006
  16. Are the Knicks the Mavericks of the East?

    Henry Abbott

    You could make the case the Knicks have the worst roster in the NBA--all those dollars and all those losses. You could also make the case that the Dallas Mavericks have the best roster in the NBA: they can bang with Tim Duncan, and sprint with the Ph...

    Blog | May 30, 2006